GLSA 201405-13: Pango: Multiple vulnerabilities

Title:Pango: Multiple vulnerabilities
Bugs: #268976, #352087, #357067


Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Pango, the worst of which allow execution of arbitrary code or Denial of Service.


Pango is an internationalized text layout and rendering library

Affected packages

Package Vulnerable Unaffected Architecture(s)
x11-libs/pango < 1.28.3-r1 >= 1.28.3-r1 All supported architectures


Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Pango. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


A context-dependent attacker could entice a user to load specially crafted text using an application linked against Pango, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.


There is no known workaround at this time.


All Pango users should upgrade to the latest version:

      # emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=x11-libs/pango-1.28.3-r1"

Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.

NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are available since March 18, 2011. It is likely that your system is already no longer affected by this issue.



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